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Visitors and nights

In the 5 years up to 2018/19, there were an average of 58,524 international visitors to City of Canterbury Bankstown. Average length stay for international visitors was 37.7 days, higher than the average for New South Wales.

Tourism is an important part of the economy. Tourism Research Australia (TRA) run annual visitor surveys to measure the size and composition of the tourism market in each area, and this data is presented here. Tourism may include overseas visitors in the country for a holiday, business or education, Australian visitors staying overnight, or local day trippers visiting the area. These different types of tourists will utilize different services within the economy, so understanding the different tourism markets is important for Local Government and businesses.

Tourism Research Australia – Survey data

International visitors
City of Canterbury Bankstown - 2010/11 to 2018/19City of Canterbury BankstownNew South WalesCity of Canterbury Bankstown as a % of New South Wales
YearVisitorsVisitor nights % change from previous yearAverage length of stay (days) VisitorsVisitor nights% change from previous yearAverage length of stay (days)VisitorsVisitor nights
5 year average58,5242,191,738--37.75,196,73089,727,472--17.31.12.4
2018/1970,0522,959,811+19.942.35,799,60297,921,256+4.216.91.23.0
2017/1878,4362,467,894-0.731.55,753,48893,991,977+2.616.31.42.6
2016/1761,4692,486,193+61.040.45,312,13991,634,939+6.517.31.22.7
2015/1644,8381,544,015+2.934.44,769,08686,078,707+8.918.00.91.8
2014/1537,8261,500,776-4.939.74,349,33479,010,481+5.418.20.91.9
2013/1441,1921,577,630+9.338.34,145,06074,975,083+7.518.11.02.1
2012/1332,0531,443,441+18.545.03,893,37869,764,107+4.717.90.82.1
2011/1234,1281,217,694-7.535.73,675,33166,617,520+0.818.10.91.8
2010/1134,5541,316,188--38.13,821,12566,118,596--17.30.92.0

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the International Visitor Survey 2018/19.

Note: "--" represents unavailable data or data that has been suppressed due to a sample size of 40 or less. Suppressed figures are still used in the 5 year average calculations.

International visitors
International visitors 2018/19, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 70,052 people 2017/18, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 78,436 people 2016/17, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 61,469 people 2015/16, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 44,838 people 2014/15, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 37,826 people 2013/14, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 41,192 people 2012/13, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 32,053 people 2011/12, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 34,128 people 2010/11, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 34,554 people
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the International Visitor Survey 2018/19.
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